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    Can I prepare for the UKCAT in 2 weeks ?
    I'm hearing all these speculations that in order to succeed I should have started my revising back in June. However coming from an under privileged school (that decided not to tell me anything about the UKCAT`s existence ), I'm starting quite the fair bit late .
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    My UKCAT is tomorrow as well fml
    I do well on the AR on medify but when it comes to the official mocks, I screw it up so much i'm kinda worried...
    QR I'm relying on the fact that it'll be a lot easier because it's actually my worst section atm
    VR I'm okay at but knowing the passages are gonna be so long is probably gonna also **** me over.

    Basically, someone save me xD
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    Me too I've have mines tomorrow but I'm really scared because in my mocks I've been fluctuating between 500- 640
    I can never finish the QR on time I really struggle with it
    VR is ok


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    Yes I do... got my ukcat tomorrow. Probably going to fail...
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    (Original post by Natalierm2707)
    Nobody could tell you whether it will be enough yet as the UKCAT averages change year on year.
    You can actually calculate your score for each of these medical schools on their websites so go away and do that, the previous years cutoffs are available so you can compare your score.


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    I completely missed your response (didn't get the notification for some reason :s) but thank you so much!
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    Id advise you to push it back to a later date if possible, maybe by 1-2 weeks. If you cant do this then you need to do loads of practise the next 2 weeks, 4-6 hours a day and you might be fine. But rescheduling is a better option imo
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    (Original post by Pra99)
    What did you get in AR and VR
    AR I got 770 and VR I got 670
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    is it just me or do i notice a decrease in average scores as the weeks progress? Does the test get harder for later applicants? :O
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    (Original post by kiwifruit99)
    is it just me or do i notice a decrease in average scores as the weeks progress? Does the test get harder for later applicants? :O
    The test itself doesn't get harder as that would be unfair. Maybe people who take the test later just get more and more stressed. Pure conjecture, but you never know.
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    (Original post by kiwifruit99)
    is it just me or do i notice a decrease in average scores as the weeks progress? Does the test get harder for later applicants? :O
    I believe that I've seen it reported somewhere that people who do the UKCAT earlier, tend to perform better, but I can't remember where I read it.
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    (Original post by Gogregg)
    I believe that I've seen it reported somewhere that people who do the UKCAT earlier, tend to perform better, but I can't remember where I read it.
    That's not true, it's just that a lot of early sitters tend to be re-applicants and so they will have in general got a better mark the second time round. The rest is probably just coincidence.
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    how are people getting so high in VR ive had medify for about 2 months and the highest ive had was 650. TELL ME YOUR SECRET
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    (Original post by studentsixth)
    That's not true, it's just that a lot of early sitters tend to be re-applicants and so they will have in general got a better mark the second time round. The rest is probably just coincidence.
    (I know this is no discussion but I just have to answer this)

    I didn't mean in a sense that it becomes harder. There are probably reasons for this, one that you stated yourself, maybe because people have just finished exams so are still in revision mode? I don't know.

    (found it!: http://www.ukcat.ac.uk/App_Media/upl..._Web.html#p=27 first bullet point under 'Advice')
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    (Original post by HopelessMedic)
    Id advise you to push it back to a later date if possible, maybe by 1-2 weeks. If you cant do this then you need to do loads of practise the next 2 weeks, 4-6 hours a day and you might be fine. But rescheduling is a better option imo
    The test slots are fully booked so I guess I will have to revise a lot .I'm not more so concerned about me putting in the hours, I just wanted to understand the difficulty of the test and how others found it. Thanks for the quick reply!!
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    Can't you try sitting the exam in a different town/city? The extra weeks would be worth the trip.
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    got mine tommorrow as well omg i feel physically ill thinking about it
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    (Original post by shadow122)
    The test slots are fully booked so I guess I will have to revise a lot .I'm not more so concerned about me putting in the hours, I just wanted to understand the difficulty of the test and how others found it. Thanks for the quick reply!!
    Id get straight onto medify and start practising loads of questions. In the last week do the official mocks and any other questions. Good Luck
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    (Original post by shadow122)
    Can I prepare for the UKCAT in 2 weeks ?
    I'm hearing all these speculations that in order to succeed I should have started my revising back in June. However coming from an under privileged school (that decided not to tell me anything about the UKCAT`s existence ), I'm starting quite the fair bit late .
    yes..rescheduling would be a very good idea. This way you give yourself time to practice a bit more and be familiar with the format of the test.
    Use past papers, mock exams available online and if you feel you still need more practice there are also a number of courses you could attend.

    If you have any question about the test I'll be happy to help.

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    my ukcat is booked for the 12th september so i havent got that much longer to go now ...
    does anyone have any tips?
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    I thank all of you guys for your helpful responses. I had finally found a test slot which gives me exactly 3 weeks to prepare .Your advice has been effective and I look forward to using m time wisely.
 
 
 
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